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Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm EST
buzzing ahead of president obama's inauguration sunday, the private one. people from all over the country have arrived to d.c. for the festivities. even though the big event is on monday there's plenty to keep people entertained before and after. >> reporter: the doors hadn't even opened yet and people were lining up outside blues alley in georgetown to hear dawn and mack from the r and b girl group in vogue perform. their shows are sold out which is one reason operations director chris ross is loving this inauguration weekend already. >> we had some people came in last night late like we're here from chicago for the inauguration, let's party. so it's starting. it has begun. >> reporter: these two friends met while working on president obama's campaign four years ago. they've reunited in d.c. at hamilton's bar and restaurant for the start of a within of celebrating. did you come to the last inauguration? >> i did. i was here last time and it was magical. >> reporter: both women worked on the president's reelection campaign, too. so now kristen can get a taste of the inauguration excitemen
FOX
Jan 20, 2013 9:00am EST
think the biggest challenge for obama is actually to give the country a sense that something is going to get done, the dysfunction in washington isn't hopeless. and, that he is going to be able to actually even in small ways, change things for the better. >> chris: well, i think it is fair to say, watching the first interview with david plouffe and the second interview with roy blunt, there was talk about common ground but, sure not a lot of specifics. bill, one of the interesting developments, and we talked about it with mruf, the president's campaign organization, turning into an issue advocacy group. obama for america, osa, is organizing for action, osa, and you and i remember -- i remember ronald reagan used this, if you can't make them see the light, make them feel the heat. is that what it is about? and will this president be as successful as ronald reagan was in making guys feel the heat. >> he's entitled to tie and, ronald reagan was reelected with 50% of the vote and barack obama, 51 and, barack obama did not campaign on gun control which he's now -- a top legislature p
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
presidential inauguration. >> straight ahead at 8:00, a celebration of the country and its citizens. today president obama begins his second term with a symbolic oath of office in fronts of hundreds and thousands of witnesses to history. >> this is a day when politics takes a backseat. and when the white house looks forward to the next four years, we look back at the life of martin luther king jr. whose work and sacrifice helped transform a dream into reality. it is monday january 21st, 2013. inauguration day and dr. martin luther king jr. day. good morning i'm tony perkins. >> and i'm allison seymour. happy you are joining us this morning as we are broadcasting from our temporary studios high atop the canadian embassy on pennsylvania avenue just blocks away from where all the action will get underway not too far from now this afternoon. we will bring it all to you live all morning long. >> as we mentioned earlier, today's oath of office will be a symbolic gesture as the president took the oath of office yesterday. he's required to by law to it on january 20th. his second term officially b
FOX
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
. we have team coverage. >> plus, the gun debate rages on, with rallies across the country for gun appreciation day, an opposition to president obama's gun control proposals. >> and we're taking a live look outside tonight at the national mall. it was a sunny and pleasant day. we're tracking temperatures for the inauguration, coming up. >>> hi, everyone. thank you for joining us. today starts the whirlwind weekend of inaugural events, marking the end of president obama's first term and the start of the second. it began with a national day of service. president obama wants americans to take time out to volunteer and also to give back. mr. obama and the first lady spent the morning visiting burrville elementary school in dc, helping out by filling book shelves and talking to volunteers at the school. this year, as it has been since 2009 when president obama first took office, the administration is trying to expand the concept of volunteerism. fox 5's john hanrahan was at the national mall and is now in the newsroom with the story. >> reporter: i've been wondering what the enormous wh
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm EST
congress are supposed to be free. >>> now that president obama vailed plan a at reducing gun violence those for and against are making themselves heard loud and clear. the topic fires up all over the country. the battle lines on gun laws are in congress. >> reporter: after outlining proposals to diminish gun violence president obama signed executive actions aimed at strengthening gun laws. >> we'll make its easier to keep guns out of the hands of criminals by strengthening background checks. >> reporter: that requires congressional action as does the call for the re-instatement on the ban of military-style assault weapons and trafficking laws. >> there is a need for an assault weapons ban. >> reporter: while some mayors immediately supported the measure some lawmakers are opposed. >> the shooting in connecticut lead to this. nothing is proposed could have prevented connecticut. >> reporter: nra is proposing an epic battle. >> this is less about protecting our children than it was about using our children to promote an antigun agenda. >> reporter: some lawmen are vowing to ignore the r
FOX
Jan 20, 2013 10:00pm EST
afford -- 72% of the hispanics voted for president obama. they can't afford it. it's a terminal electoral prospect if the country is changing in the demographics like it is. so i think something will be done about immigration and the other thing to watch is with the appointment of chuck hagel for defense, if he gets it, he wants the commitment in iraq is over, but he wants to very much diminish any involvement or military forces in afghanistan. >> we're looking at the private swearing in that happened today which per the 20th amendment it must happen at noon on the 20th day of january. what do you expect we're going to hear tomorrow from the president when he speaks following his public swearing in? >> well, i think he's going to try again what he did four years ago to say like we're not red states or blue states. that was actually from the keynote which i was at in 2004 in boston. we're the united states of america. i think he's very confident because of the election victory. he's going to say let us try to come reason together. that's an lbj line in terms of republicans and then he's ma
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
obama's gun control plan. critics argue that he is violating the constitution with his executive orders. holder is dismissing that attack and asked all mayors to back that order for the safety of the country. >> public service is never easy. there comes times when those of us who are elected or appointed positions must put the interest of those who we serve, we are privileged to serve above that which might be political ex- pediatric cent or professionally safe. this is one of those times. >> reporter: jooft president laid out tough restrictions for gun ownership. some members of congress expressed a concern for a ban on assault weapons and number of rounds in ammunition clips >>> we learned that one american is dead in the assault on a terror group in algeria. the militants are threatening more attacks as they try to deal for jailed terrorists. fox correspond ends amy come log reports. >> reporter: worn and weary but thankful to be alive. some of the hostages freed from the gas facility in algeria taken over by terrorists embracing after being brought to safety. others taken to a nearb
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am EST
identification. that with obama care is going to be possible. now every health insurance plan in the country will require addiction and mental health treatment as part of the every insurance package. so now when you go in for your checkup, with your going to get your checkup from the neck up, too. you'll be tested whether you have depression, anxiety or any kind of dependency issue. and that's good for all of us. because you can't treat diabetes or asthma or cardiovascular disease if you're not addressing the drinking or depression or anxiety. the earlier we start doing this, the better it is going to be for all of us. chris's book does a lot of that educating. >> most of these issues develop in adolescence and intervention at that point is the surest way of changing trajectory. >> very interesting. let me say, i have so many questions to ask you. we, of course, know you as a former congressman. >> yes. >> very public battles play out on the front pages. i want to spend a little bit of time on this, but for those watching, they're kennedy cousins, what do they have to worry about? yo
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